8BitDo Pro 2

8BitDo Pro 2 Bluetooth Gamepad

Play like a Pro with 8BitDo’s most advanced retro controller, now upgraded with Hall Effect joysticks. Compatible with Switch, Windows, Apple, Android, and more.

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Hall Effect Joysticks

Upgraded. Robust and long-lasting. Offering higher precision and sensitivity.

8BitDo Pro 2

Function defines form. Pro-level back buttons.

Pro 2 features two Pro-level back buttons. These buttons give you more control so you don't have to take your thumbs off the thumbsticks. With 8BitDo Ultimate Software you can assign any button function and macros, too.

More ways to play. Custom Profile Switching. Enhanced grip. 4-way Mode Switching button.

Pro 2 gives you more ways to play. The custom profile switch button holds 3 custom profiles that can be switched on the fly. With an enhanced grip, Pro 2 allows you to hold the controller with even less effort. The new 4-way Mode Switch button allows you to instantly switch between Switch, Android, D-input and X-input so you can pair to any device as easily as possible.

8BitDo Pro 2
8BitDo Pro 2
8BitDo Pro 2

8BitDo Ultimate Software now on PC, Android and iOS

Ultimate Software gives you elite control over every piece of your controller - now on Android and iOS. Customize button mapping, adjust stick & trigger sensitivity, vibration control and create macros with any button combination. Create controller profiles and switch between them at any time with the custom profile switch.¹

* Ultimate Software is not supported on Mac mode.


Assign the buttons with the functionality to your liking


Customize each stick for a higher precision control


Adjust the ranges of your triggers to act faster


Modify the vibration intensity for a better comfort during gameplay


Assign a long sequence and action to one single button

Pro 2

Officially supported by Apple®
iPhone®  iPad®  Mac®  Apple TV®

Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad-Transparent Black

A modern controller that respects the classics

Pro2 controllers isn't any old Bluetooth® game controller - it was designed with respect for the classics. We paid extra attention to the most critical characteristics like the D-PAD, to make sure it feels exactly like you remember it.

Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad

Pro 2 is compatible with Steam Deck now

Connection Guide




3.0.0 and above (Switch)
9.0.0 and above (Lite)



Windows 10 and above

Steam Deck


SteamOS Holo 3.4 and above



9.0 and above



iOS 16.3 and above
iPadOS® 16.3 and above
tvOS® 16.3 and above
macOS® 13.2 and above

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi

Bluetooth® 2.0 and above
2B, 2B+, 3B, Zero

* additional system support requires downloading and installing firmware available at support.8bitdo.com
* Switch compatibility does not support HD rumble or amiibo scanning
8BitDo Pro 2

Carrying Case

We designed a Pro level carrying case for your Pro 2. It can even hold a mobile gaming clip. Sold seperately.

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8BitDo Pro 2

Play any game, anywhere

Switch. Windows. macOS. Android. 8Bitdo controllers are designed to be as versatile as possible with each of your modern devices. Now with a 4-way mode switch, you can instantly pair your controller via Bluetooth®. You can even use Pro 2 as a wired USB controller with the included USB cable.

Tech Specs


  • Switch 3.0.0 and above
  • SteamOS Holo 3.4 and above
  • Windows 10 and above
  • Android 9.0 and above
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Apple iOS 16.3 and above
  • Apple iPadOS 16.3 and above
  • Apple tvOS 16.3 and above
  • Apple macOS 13.2 and above
  • Controller Mode

  • Switch mode
  • X-input
  • D-input
  • Special Features

  • Hall Effect joysticks
  • 2 Pro back paddle buttons
  • Custom Profile switch button, 3 profiles, switch on the fly
  • Mode switch button
  • Ultimate Software on PC and mobile (android/ios)
  • Enhanced grip
  • Motion control (for Switch only)
  • Dimension / Weight

  • 153.6*100.6*64.5mm
  • 228g
  • Connectivity

  • Wireless Bluetooth®4.0
  • USB-C
  • Battery Type / Battery Life

  • 1000mAh Li-on battery, rechargeable
  • 20 play hours with 4 hour charging time
  • Includes

  • 8BitDo Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad
  • USB cable
  • Instruction manual

  • 1. The Pro 2 features regular rumble vibration, not HD Rumble.
  • 2. Not included with the Pro 2. Sold separately ($14.99 MSRP)
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